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M5350
3G Mobile WiFi
REV 1.1.0
1910011281

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  • Page 1 M5350 3G Mobile WiFi REV 1.1.0 1910011281...
  • Page 2 Specifications are subject to change without notice. is a registered trademark of TP-LINK TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD. Other brands and product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders. No part of the specifications may be reproduced in any form or by any means or used to make any derivative such as translation, transformation, or adaptation without permission from TP-LINK TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD.
  • Page 3: Fcc Statement

    FCC STATEMENT This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications.
  • Page 4: Ce Mark Warning

    CE Mark Warning This is a class B product. In a domestic environment, this product may cause radio interference, in which case the user may be required to take adequate measures. Canadian Compliance Statement This device complies with Industry Canada license-exempt RSS standard(s). Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1)This device may not cause interference, and (2)This device must accept any interference, including interference that may cause undesired...
  • Page 5: Safety Information

    安全諮詢及注意事項 ● 請使用原裝電源供應器或只能按照本產品注明的電源類型使用本產品。 ● 清潔本產品之前請先拔掉電源線。請勿使用液體、噴霧清潔劑或濕布進行清潔。 ● 注意防潮,請勿將水或其他液體潑灑到本產品上。 ● 插槽與開口供通風使用,以確保本產品的操作可靠並防止過熱,請勿堵塞或覆蓋開口。 ● 請勿將本產品置放於靠近熱源的地方。除非有正常的通風,否則不可放在密閉位置中。 ● 請不要私自打開機殼,不要嘗試自行維修本產品,請由授權的專業人士進行此項工作。 Продукт сертифіковано згідно с правилами системи УкрСЕПРО на відповідність вимогам нормативних документів та вимогам, що передбачені чинними законодавчими актами України. Safety Information  When product has power button, the power button is one of the way to shut off the product; When there is no power button, the only way to completely shut off power is to disconnect the product or the power adapter from the power source.
  • Page 6: Declaration Of Conformity

    TP-LINK TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD DECLARATION OF CONFORMITY For the following equipment: Product Description: 3G Mobile WiFi Model No.: M5350 Trademark: TP-LINK We declare under our own responsibility that the above products satisfy all the technical regulations applicable to the product within the scope of Council Directives:...
  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    CONTENTS Package Contents ....................... 1 Chapter 1. Introduction ..................2 Product Overview ......................2 Main Features ......................... 2 Physical Description ....................... 2 Chapter 2. Hardware Installation ................4 Environment Requirements .................... 4 Hardware Installation ...................... 4 Chapter 3. Quick Installation Guide ..............8 System Requirements ....................
  • Page 8: Package Contents

    Make sure that the package contains the above items. If any of the listed items is damaged or missing, please contact with your distributor. Conventions The Device or M5350 mentioned in this guide stands for 3G Mobile WiFi M5350 without any explanation.
  • Page 9: Chapter 1. Introduction

    Chapter 1. Introduction 1.1 Product Overview TP-LINK’s M5350 is at the forefront of wireless 3G sharing. Equipped with a built-in 3G modem, you can instantly establish your own Wi-Fi hotspot simply by inserting a 3G SIM card at the interior of the device. With up to 21.6Mbps download and 5.76Mbps upload speeds, M5350 is able to provide 3G wireless sharing to up to 10 users simultaneously.
  • Page 10 Device powered on, use a pin to press and hold the RESET button (hole) for about 5 seconds, until the OLED screen is off and later displays “TP-LINK”; then release the button and wait the Device to reboot and restore its factory default settings.
  • Page 11: Chapter 2. Hardware Installation

    M5350 3G Mobile Wi-Fi User Guide Chapter 2. Hardware Installation 2.1 Environment Requirements Place the Device in a well-ventilated place far from any heater or heating vent  Avoid direct irradiation of any strong light (such as sunlight)  Keep at least 2 inches (5 cm) of clear space around the Device ...
  • Page 12 M5350 3G Mobile Wi-Fi User Guide 3) First, push and then lift the locker to open it. Second, have the memory card’s metal chip downwards and inwards, and then fit it in its slot. Finally, put down and then pull the locker to lock it.
  • Page 13 M5350 3G Mobile Wi-Fi User Guide  SSID: The wireless network name of M5350  Wireless Password: The pre-encryption of M5350 3) Close the cover by pressing it. When finishing the above two-step installation, you can press the power button for about 5 seconds to turn on M5350.
  • Page 14 1) Connect one end of the USB cable to the micro USB port. 2) Connect the other end of the USB cable to the USB port of your  Note: Your M5350 has been fully charged when the lighting symbol ( ) of battery icon disappeared.
  • Page 15: Chapter 3. Quick Installation Guide

    M5350 3G Mobile Wi-Fi User Guide Chapter 3. Quick Installation Guide This chapter will guide you to quickly set up the basic functions for your M5350 3G Mobile WiFi. 3.1 System Requirements SIM card with Internet access enabled.  Computer with wireless network card.
  • Page 16  Note: You can enjoy the 3G mobile connection instantaneously, after the device has successfully connected to M5350 (with a SIM card inserted) and M5350’s OLED screen displays the network status icon . Otherwise, please continue with 3.4 Wizard...
  • Page 17: Wizard

    M5350 3G Mobile Wi-Fi User Guide 3.4 Wizard Open a web-browser, enter the default address 192.168.0.1 in the address field and then press Enter. When the login window appears, enter admin (in lower case letters) for the Password, and then click the Log in button or press the Enter.
  • Page 18 M5350 3G Mobile Wi-Fi User Guide Wizard – Dial-up Settings Figure 3-3 On the Wireless Settings page, you can create a unique and easy-to-remember wireless network name (SSID) as well as Wireless Password, or you can keep it default. Then click Next to continue.
  • Page 19 M5350 3G Mobile Wi-Fi User Guide Wizard – Finish Figure 3-5 -12-...
  • Page 20: Chapter 4. Device Configuration

    3G Mobile Wi-Fi User Guide Chapter 4. Device Configuration After the successful login to the web-based management page of M5350, you will see the main menu listing Status, Wizard, SMS and Advanced on the top. In the following parts, these items will be explained in details, about their respective functions and configurations.
  • Page 21: Wizard

    M5350 3G Mobile Wi-Fi User Guide Click Refresh to get the status information updated. 4.2 Wizard Please refer to Wizard. 4.3 SMS Figure 4-3 SMS Menu There are five submenus under the SMS tab (as shown in Figure 4-3): New Message, Inbox, Outbox, Drafts and SMS Settings.
  • Page 22: Inbox

    M5350 3G Mobile Wi-Fi User Guide Phone Number: Enter the receiver’s cellphone number.   Content: Text your message in this box. Click Send to send the message. Click Save to save the message in the Drafts box. 4.3.2 Inbox Figure 4-5 Inbox ...
  • Page 23: Outbox

    M5350 3G Mobile Wi-Fi User Guide 4.3.3 Outbox Figure 4-6 Outbox  Index: The index of the message.  Delivered: Shows the date and time when the message was sent.  Phone Number: Shows the cellphone number that the message was planned to be sent ...
  • Page 24: Drafts

    M5350 3G Mobile Wi-Fi User Guide 4.3.4 Drafts You can review the unsent saved message(s) on this page. Figure 4-7 Drafts  Index: The index of the message.  Phone Number: Shows the cellphone number that this message was planned to be sent ...
  • Page 25: Sms Settings

    M5350 3G Mobile Wi-Fi User Guide Figure 4-8 Edit Message (Drafts) 4.3.5 SMS Settings On this page, you can do the following settings: Figure 4-9 Settings  Message Center: Disabled by default. It's recommended to keep the default setting. If you want to manually set the Message Center Number, please select Enable.
  • Page 26: Advanced

    M5350 3G Mobile Wi-Fi User Guide the Outbox.  Auto Replace Old Messages: If enabled, it will automatically delete the oldest message and save the new one when the Outbox or Drafts box is full. If disabled, you need to manually delete the old messages to save the new ones when the Outbox or Drafts box is full.
  • Page 27 M5350 3G Mobile Wi-Fi User Guide 4.4.1.1. Dial-up Dial-up Settings page allows you to do the following configurations. Dial-up Settings Figure 4-12  Profile List: A list of profile(s). Select the profile of your SIM card currently inserted in the device.
  • Page 28 M5350 3G Mobile Wi-Fi User Guide 4.4.1.2. Profile Management You can manage your profile on this page. Figure 4-13 Profile Management  Profile List: A list of profile(s). Select the profile of your SIM card currently inserted in the device, and then you can view the related information of it. If you find any parameters wrong, you can click Create to create a new profile with the right settings (as shown in Figure 4-14).
  • Page 29 M5350 3G Mobile Wi-Fi User Guide Figure 4-14 New Profile 4.4.1.3. Network Mode Network Mode Settings Figure 4-15  Network Status: Shows whether the Internet is connected or disconnected at present.  Network Mode: The device supports three modes of network connection – Auto, 2G only and 3G only.
  • Page 30: Pin Management

    M5350 3G Mobile Wi-Fi User Guide Click Save to save your settings. 4.4.1.4. PIN Management You can management your PIN code on this page. Figure 4-16 PIN Management  SIM Card Current Status: Shows whether your PIN function is enabled or disabled.
  • Page 31 M5350 3G Mobile Wi-Fi User Guide Figure 4-17 PIN Configuration - PUK Decode A PUK (PIN Unlocked Key), also known as Personal Unlock Code (PUC), is used in 3GPP mobile phones to reset a personal identification number (PIN) that has been lost or forgotten.
  • Page 32: Wireless

    M5350 3G Mobile Wi-Fi User Guide  Auto-unlock PIN on Powering On: Select to enable or disable this function.  PIN: If you enable the Auto-unlock PIN on Powering ON function above, please enter the appropriate PIN code of your SIM card in this field. When the PIN code is required upon device restarting, it will be validated automatically once.
  • Page 33 M5350 3G Mobile Wi-Fi User Guide the device.) You can rename it as your preference, but the value is limited to 32 characters at most and also it is case-sensitive (For example, TEST is NOT the same as test.). Later on it will displays in the wireless network list searched by your devices.
  • Page 34: Wireless Status

    M5350 3G Mobile Wi-Fi User Guide Figure 4-21 Wireless MAC Filter  Wireless MAC Address Filter: Select to Enable or Disable the MAC filter function of the device. The below settings will take effect only when you select Enable. ...
  • Page 35: Dhcp Server

    M5350 3G Mobile Wi-Fi User Guide Figure 4-22 Wireless Status  ID: The index of the Wireless Client.  MAC Address: The MAC address of the Wireless client. Click Refresh to update the amount of the Wireless clients and their information.
  • Page 36 M5350 3G Mobile Wi-Fi User Guide 4.4.3.1. Basic Settings Figure 4-24 Basic Settings  IP Address: The IP address of the device, which is used to log in its web-based management page. The default value is 192.168.0.1.  Subnet Mask: An address code that determines the size of the network. Normally use 255.255.255.0 as the subnet mask.
  • Page 37: System Tools

    M5350 3G Mobile Wi-Fi User Guide 4.4.3.2. Client List On this page, you can view the information about the clients attached to the device. All the information is read-only. You cannot change any of the values on this page. Figure 4-25 Clients List ...
  • Page 38 M5350 3G Mobile Wi-Fi User Guide configuration file of the device, restoring all the settings of the device to its factory defaults, modifying the password for your login, rebooting the device, and checking some information about the device. As follows, we will explain them in details.
  • Page 39 M5350 3G Mobile Wi-Fi User Guide Figure 4-28 Restore to factory defaults  Restore to Factory Defaults: Click Restore to reset all configuration settings to their default values. All of the settings you have saved will be lost when the default settings are restored.
  • Page 40 M5350 3G Mobile Wi-Fi User Guide 4.4.4.3. Modify Password It is strongly recommended that you change the factory default login password of the device. Figure 4-29 Modify Login Password  Old Password/User Name: The old password/User Name that is used to log in of the device.
  • Page 41 M5350 3G Mobile Wi-Fi User Guide 4.4.4.4. Reboot Figure 4-30 Reboot the Device  Reboot the Device: Click Reboot to get the device rebooted and the saved settings to take effect. 4.4.4.5. System log This page displays the log information about this device.
  • Page 42 M5350 3G Mobile Wi-Fi User Guide Click Save to save the system logs. Click Clear to clear all the logs. Click Refresh to get the system log information updated. 4.4.4.6. About Device This page displays the related information about this device, including Model, Firmware Version, Hardware Version, MAC Address, and IMEI.
  • Page 43: Appendix A: Faq

    Once M5350 is reset, all the current configurations will be lost and you need to reconfigure it. T5. How to access the micro SD memory card of M5350? Connect one end of the USB cable to the micro USB port of M5350 and the other end to the USB port of your PC.
  • Page 44 M5350 3G Mobile Wi-Fi User Guide Figure-A-0-1 Double click Computer icon on your desktop. The inserted micro SD card is displayed as removable disk in file explorer (Here we take Removable Disk (F:) for example). Double click to access the micro SD card just as access a hard disk.
  • Page 45: Appendix B: Configuring The Pc

    M5350 3G Mobile Wi-Fi User Guide Appendix B: Configuring the PC In this section, we’ll introduce how to install and configure the TCP/IP correctly in Windows 7. First make sure your Ethernet Adapter is working, refer to the adapter’s manual if needed.
  • Page 46 M5350 3G Mobile Wi-Fi User Guide Click the Change adapter settings. Click the right button, and Select Properties. -39-...
  • Page 47 M5350 3G Mobile Wi-Fi User Guide In the prompt page that showed below, double click on the Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4). -40-...
  • Page 48 M5350 3G Mobile Wi-Fi User Guide The following Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4) Properties window will display and the IP Address tab is open on this window by default. You have two ways to configure the TCP/IP protocol below:  Setting IP address automatically...
  • Page 49 M5350 3G Mobile Wi-Fi User Guide  Setting IP address manually a. Select Use the following IP address radio button. And the following items available. b. If the Device's LAN IP address is 192.168.0.1, type IP address is 192.168.0.x (x is from 2 to 254), and Subnet mask is 255.255.255.0.
  • Page 50: Appendix C: Specifications

    M5350 3G Mobile Wi-Fi User Guide Appendix C: Specifications General Standards IEEE 802.11n, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g 3G: HSPA+ / HSUPA / HSDPA / UMTS Network Type 2G: GSM/GPRS/EDGE Certification CE, FCC, RoHS Dimension 94mm x 56.7mm x 19.8mm (W x D x H)
  • Page 51: Appendix D: Glossary

    M5350 3G Mobile Wi-Fi User Guide Appendix D: Glossary 802.11n - 802.11n builds upon previous 802.11 standards by adding MIMO (multiple-input  multiple-output). MIMO uses multiple transmitter and receiver antennas to allow for increased data throughput via spatial multiplexing and increased range by exploiting the spatial diversity, perhaps through coding schemes like Alamouti coding.